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Christian Extremism

Jesus Christ, Michelle Bachmann And Other Lunatics

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 08.20.2011 | Religion
Bruce Reyes-Chow

One's faith tradition must not in itself be used to wholly define or dismiss a person, especially a person who is passionate about his/her faith.

Both Sides Now: Debt Ceiling Fight "Psychotic"? ID Laws "Jim Crow"?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 09.30.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2010-06-28-bothsides_pull.jpg Arianna & Mary debate whether voter ID laws declare war on fraud or voters, and is the debt ceiling a manufactured crisis? Can O'Reilly complain about "Christian Extremism" after fretting "Muslim Extremism"?

Muslim "Terrorists," White "Lone Wolves," and the Lessons of Oslo

Michelle Chen | Posted 09.28.2011 | World
Michelle Chen

As the facts of Breivik's ideology slowly broke through, mainstream news showed momentary compunction. That emotion was quickly overtaken by a second and equally familiar theme in coverage of political violence: the often-deceptive "lone wolf" trope.

Is Anders Breivik A 'Christian Terrorist'?

Posted 09.25.2011 | Religion

By David Gibson c. 2011 Religion News Service (RNS) The mass murders in Oslo have raised a host of agonizing questions, but few have such an ancie...

Confronting Religious Extremists, Combating Hatred

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 06.07.2011 | Religion
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

What's the best strategy for dealing with a Christian extremist who spews hatred at every turn? How about when the person in question has a national platform?

Burning Holy Books Will Not Burn The Hatred In Human Hearts

Father Alberto Cutié | Posted 12.16.2011 | Religion
Father Alberto Cutié

I am convinced we will all be better off when we put our efforts into burning and eliminating so much of the hate that exists in too many human hearts.

Christian Extremism Is a Matter of U.S. National Security

Rahim Kanani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rahim Kanani

In just under seven minutes on AC360, Rev. Benham managed to deeply offend, disgrace and degrade the religion of Islam and all its 1.4 billion adherents -- many millions of whom live here in the United States, and of whom I am one.

Scott Roeder Sentenced To Life In Prison: George Tiller's Murderer Describes Abortion In Court

AP | ROXANA HEGEMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WICHITA, Kan. — Defiant in court, a man who murdered one of the few U.S. doctors who performed late-term abortions used his sentencing hearing t...

Hutaree Militia Planned To Kill Cop And Bomb Funeral, Prosecutors Say

AP | COREY WILLIAMS and DEVLIN BARRETT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

DETROIT — Nine alleged members of a Christian militia group that was girding for battle with the Antichrist were charged Monday with plotting to...

The Sci-Fi Roots Of Modern Fundamentalism

killingthebuddha.com | Jeff Sharlet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Two two-bit radio preachers bringing you the news--on scripture time. Prophecy; ancient patterns revealed; the Russian scheme foretold. The end, nigh....